PD Hinduja Hospital & MRC observes World Patient Safety Day

first_img News Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app The hospital building was lit up in orange colour to show their commitment to the safety of patientsOn the occasion of World Patient Safety Day, PD Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mahim, recently conducted awareness programmes. The initiative reached out to a maximum number of people to create awareness about prioritising patient safety as a global health priority to urge people and healthcare professionals to show their commitment towards making healthcare safer.As a part of the initiative, Dr Anjali Shetty, Consultant Microbiologist and Dr Rishi Kumar, Consultant General Medicine alongside the trained hospital staff conducted sessions on ‘Rational Use of Antibiotics’ and ‘CPR Training.’ These sessions were conducted in partnership with the patients to spread awareness on a patient safety culture.Following the WHO global Theme this year, PD Hinduja Hospital building was lit up in orange colour to show their commitment to the safety of patients. This year, the global theme for World Patient Safety day focuses on spreading awareness following an orange theme.Apart from hosting orientation programmes, PD Hinduja Hospital took an initiative to promote ‘World Safety Patient Day’ with Boffin a mascot handing over handouts with a small distribution kit containing hand wipes, mask, and a sanitizer to drive safety measures educating people around the topic ‘Be our Patient Safety Partner’ outside the hospital.Joy Chakraborthy, COO, PD Hinduja Hospital & MRC said, “There is a need to create awareness amongst patients about seeking medical help and making decisions about the management of minor diseases. Patient safety is our ultimate goal and we are happy to be part of this initiative adopted by WHO on the very first World Patient Safety Day. Individuals today self-medicate themselves. It is associated with risks such as misdiagnosis, use of excessive drug dosage, prolonged duration of use and drug interactions. Hence, monitoring systems and building a partnership between patients, physicians and pharmacists and the provision of education and information to all concerned on safe self-medication maximise benefits and minimise risk”. WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” Dr Anjali ShettyPD Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research CentreWHOWorld Patient Safety Day Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha Share Related Posts Comments (0) Read Article By EH News Bureau on September 19, 2019 Add Comment PD Hinduja Hospital & MRC observes World Patient Safety Day The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine storylast_img read more